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The English Daily Mail this morning leads on its own latest coronavirus-related campaign to “Get Britain Flying Again”, by trying to find a way to bring down the lengthy 14-day quarantine faced by travellers arriving in the country from overseas.
Air passengers could be tested eight days after arrival under plans to get Britain flying again.
Ministers are considering two options to open up the skies and help rescue the Covid-ravaged economy.
Not all the papers are leading on coronavirus today, with Brexit and other issues, such as the weather forecast, topping some news agenda.
Today’s Guardian does, however, with details of the recent large increases in coronavirus infections in England leading a public health director to accuse the government of having “lost control” of the spread of the virus.
The UK recorded a massive rise in the number of people testing positive for Covid-19 yesterday, amid concerns the government has lost control of the pandemic just as people return to work and universities prepare to reopen.
Labour demanded that the health secretary, Matt Hancock, give an urgent statement to the House of Commons to explain the surge in cases and why some people were still being told to drive hundreds of miles for a test.